PPD in Parents of NICU Babies: Upcoming Webinar

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The National Premature Infant Health Coalition will be hosting a webinar on May 9, 2012, from 2-3pm Eastern on “Acute Stress Disorder (ASD), Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Postpartum Depression (PPD) in Parents of NICU Babies”.  The featured speaker, Dr. Michael Hynan, will describe the symptoms of ASD, PTSD and PPD, different trajectories of recovery, and research on a potentially dangerous relationship between high levels of emotional distress in new parents and impaired infant development.  Dr. Hynan will discuss potential interventions as well as model NICU programs, including teaching parenting competencies and developmental care, screening mothers and fathers for emotional distress, parent support groups led by veteran NICU parents, psychologists and psychosocial programs in the NICU, family-centered care and referral networks.  To register, go to https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/230292937.

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About Katherine Stone

is the creator of this blog, and the founder and executive director of Postpartum Progress. She has been named a WebMD Health Hero, one of the fiercest women in America by More magazine, and one of the 15 most influential patient advocates to follow. She is a survivor of postpartum OCD.

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  1. sarah freeman says:

    are you going to/giving this seminar Katherine?

  2. Bec Mabanglo-Mayor says:

    Do you know if there’s a transcript of this webinar available? Thx.